Monday, August 30, 2010

Autum Workshops at The Crafty Alley Shop *Updated*

Hi all,

I just wanted to post the provisional Autumn Workshop Programme.

More details to follow.

***New*** Cathy's Handmade Christmas Programme
This is a new workshop I have designed to encourage people to make their own Christmas Gifts this year. At the end of the workshop as well as having beautiful finished handmade gifts, you will also have acquired new handmaking skills.

€20 per workshop

The provisonal programme is as follows

6th Nov - A Knitted Christmas Gift
13th Nov - Candle Making
20th Nov - Wall Art / Ceramic Painting
27th Nov - Christmas Cards (make up to 70 cards in two hours!)
4th Dec - Christmas Mini Book
11th Dec - Jewelry Making
18th Dec - Handmade Gift Wrap

Children's Autum Workshop Dates (11.00am to 12.15pm) €7.50pp

18th Sept
16th Oct
20th Nov
11th Dec

Adult Cardmaking Classes (2pm - 4pm) €20pp

18th Sept (finished)
27th Nov

Killarney Scrapbooking Crop

5th Sept (finished)
16th Oct (finished)
4th Dec

Dublin Crop (All provisonal dates)

11th Sept (done)
Next Dublin Crop to be confirmed

We will also be hosting a ten week Patchwork and Quilting classes by Nikki Foley, a Knitting Workshop on the 9th Oct with Carol Fellers and Oil Painting with Tina Reed on Tuesday Evenings.

(Captiva Wrap for Knitting Workshop with Carol)

I am also delighted to announce that Mairead Sharry will be doing a Felting Workshop on Monday 27th Sept from 11:00pm to 13:00pm for €20 including tuition, all materials and tea and coffee. Places limited and deposit secures place.

(Example of Felt Work by Mairead Sharry)

All of the above workshops are on a limited amount of places so book early to avoid disappointment by calling 0646630800.



Friday, August 20, 2010

Not to be missed!!

Hi Ladies,

Tomorrow, Saturday 21st August, Robyn Correa will be teaching our card making class here in the shop.
Now, as you know, Robyns' cards are pretty amazing and we have ONE space left!!

So, If you are free tomorrow afternoon from 2-4pm and would like to learn some of Robyns' techniques, give us a call - 064 66 30800

Thursday, August 19, 2010

August kit.

Hi Everyone,

The August kit is flying out of the shop and I just want make sure that anyone who has ordered the previous kits gets a chance to buy this one.

So, if you think you'd like one give me a call on 064 66 30800 or you can place your order on our website

Happy scrapping ladies!

Felicia x

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Autumn Workshops at The Crafty Alley Shop

Our Autumn schedule of classes are starting to come together and I have a couple of dates already that you can put in your diary.

1. Patchwork and Quilting with Nikki Foley at The Crafty Alley Shop (running Mon mornings from Sept for 10 weeks. 2 hour class for €120. Places limited so deposit of 50% secures place. We are so delighted to have Nikki teaching at the shop.

Nikki Foley has been involved with patchwork and quilting for nearly 20 years.

A qualified teacher, she has a lot of experience with students at all levels.

She contributes to many of the patchwork magazines, and has had her work published in a series of 7 patchwork books. Also she travels around ireland to teach to groups and guilds. A number of her textile quilted pieces have been exhibited in Ireland, France, Germany , America Canada and the UK.

2. I am so over the moon to announce that knitting teacher and designer Carol Feller ( will be teaching a one day workshop at The Crafty Alley Shop on Saturday 9th October. Carol teaches both internationally and nationally and her stunning patterns are renowned for their unique stitching techniques. Please register your interest by emailing or calling us on 0646630800

3. Killarney based artist Tina Reed will also be teaching oil paining in the shop Tuesday evenings. I can personally recommend Tina's class havin attending a couple of her workshops. You can book directly with Tina and for more info visit her web site

(Yep thats me in the white hat...not one of my most fashionable En Plein Air Outings ;-))

Email us at to reserve a place for any of the above as all places are limited.

More classes to follow!